Sisters

October 03, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

SistersSistersRemembering Lillian and Ruth who lived across the street from us for many years. The painting is now in the collection at The University of Charleston.

Ruth Anderson and Lillian Burgess were sisters that shared the house across the street from us. They were complete opposites from each other. Lillian was ladylike, always in a dress, her white hair piled in a high bun on her head. She drove around town in her vintage powder blue VW beetle. Her sister Ruth dressed in pants, was cantankerous, and loved a good joke. They have been gone for over a decade, but Lillian's hydrangea bushes live on in our garden. The painting resides in the permanent collection at The University of Charleston.


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